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The Bluetooth Speaker with Sound That Fills a Room — Facebook just added to your Activity: This Article There's one main limitation for standard floor or bookshelf speakers: Because the front grill has to face in one direction, the sound tends to blast toward one wall or get muffled if something is blocking it. The new Archt One gets around that limitation with a circular design.

What the CurrentC Hack Means for Apple Pay-and Your Small Business — What does the recent CurrentC hack really mean for small business? That didn't take long. News broke this week that hackers stole e-mail addresses for testers of the new CurrentC payment system--you know, the one that the big retailers like Wal-Mart, CVS, and Best Buy support.

38 Quotes to Help You Become a Change Agent — Want to embrace change? Learn how to start with your own attitude about what it means to adapt. In business, your ability to adapt and change is often what separates successful entrepreneurs from those who are stuck in obscurity.

6 Home Shopping Startups That Mimic the In-Store Experience — Six new startups are mimicking what it's like to shop at a retail store using new technology. There's a great opportunity in the retail shopping world for small businesses. It has nothing to do with the traditional concept of starting a small shop on main street, or competing with the big box retailers by cutting prices on books or clothing.

6 Phrases the Worst Conflict Creators Always Use — Conflict happens when small issues and complaints go overlooked. Here are the phrases people use to start the conflicts. Advertisement Conflict doesn't just happen in the office by pure chance. In most cases, it starts when someone speaks out of turn without having enough information, or when the office gossip gets a little loose-lipped about the events that transpired at the last company picnic.

Trick or Treat? 8 Halloween Gift Ideas For Your Employees — These 8 gift packs and confections for Halloween will make great party gifts this Friday. Advertisement Need to surprise your employees this week? Hosting a Halloween party at work and need some "favors" to hand out to attendees? Order one of these confections with a Halloween theme.

Top 8 Cars to Buy After You Make Your First Million — You have arrived. That could mean it is time to trade up from that Toyota Avalon you've been driving for way too long. These high-end cars offer something extra special in terms of raw horsepower, lush amenities, safety tech, and a few other surprises.-- John Brandon

Fined over data compliance: What should you do next? — In IT circles, you might hear about the need for better data protection in the enterprise, the challenges of security in an age of BYOD ( bring your own device), and the costs of creating an airtight infrastructure that is all but impenetrable to erstwhile criminals.

Five ways to save BlackBerry for business users — BlackBerry as a brand and a company is starting to make a slight rebound. According to recent reports, the company is not haemorrhaging quite as much money, the stock is up a little, and a new CEO seems to have a few worthwhile ideas.

Do video games improve mental capacity? — By John Brandon This fall, a rash of new video games -- from shooters to platform jumpers to complex mind-benders on your iPhone -- will all debut just in time for the holidays. A 12-year-old is probably not craving a LEGO set any more. What kids today want are Xbox One games.
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Oct 31, 2014

Happy #pumpkin day! Gonna go gorge myself on candy corn and caramel apples as soon as possible.

Oct 31, 2014

Here is my top story of the month at @inc on how to be a great leader:…

Oct 31, 2014

Men's Journal: The circular design of this speaker helps fill the room… @mensjournal

Oct 30, 2014

RT @Inc: What does the CurrentC hack mean for you--and for the future of Apple Pay? @jmbrandonbb

Oct 30, 2014

RT @Inc: Mother Teresa, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs and more on how to be a change agent @jmbrandonbb

Oct 30, 2014

RT @Inc: Have you been lugging the same old travel gadgets for years? Here are 35 ways to upgrade: @jmbrandonbb

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